Registration Dossier

Data platform availability banner - registered substances factsheets

Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.

The new ECHA CHEM database has been released by ECHA, and it now contains all REACH registration data. There are more details on the transition of ECHA's published data to ECHA CHEM here.

Diss Factsheets

Environmental fate & pathways

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

Description of key information

Additional information

The biphenyl substance is slightly soluble in water, has low vapor pressure of 1.19 Pa at 25 °C, a moderate log Kow value of 4.008, and moderate log Koc value of 3.19. Collectively, these properties indicate a low to moderate potential for volatilization from water to the atmosphere, and that, once emitted to water the substance will largely remain with the aquatic compartment and partition between dissolved and adsorbed states. The substance exhibits low to moderate potential for adsorption to soil, and this affinity for soil does not appear to retard or prevent biodegradation in soil or sediment environments.